Press/News Category Archives: Communities

Tom Nicholson Receives 2019 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce-Tourism Development 208-287-0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov  2019 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Presented to Tom Nicholson Sun Valley, Idaho – Oct. 24, 2019 – Tom Nicholson, majority owner of Roaring Springs Waterpark and Wahooz Family Fun Zone, received the 2019 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in

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Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Taylor Walker Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 taylor.walker@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting BOISE, Idaho (August 23, 2019) — The Idaho Broadband Task Force will meet Wednesday, August 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST. The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort (115 S 2nd St,

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release  Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov                     Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $6.1 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho (July 31, 2019) During its meeting held in Twin Falls this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $6,141,270 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through

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State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award

Nominations are now open for outstanding lifetime achievement in the fields of Idaho recreation and tourism. Idaho Governor Brad Little will select and recognize a nominated individual who has made significant contributions to developing, managing or conserving Idaho’s recreation resources, or developing, managing or promoting tourism in Idaho.

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Idaho Travel Council May Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (April 30, 2019) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet May 7 and 8, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Auditorium at the Idaho Capitol Building (700 W. Jefferson Street, Boise, Idaho). On Tuesday, May 7,

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Visit Idaho Launches Campaign to Attract Summer Visitors

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release  Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Visit Idaho Launches Campaign to Attract Summer Visitors BOISE, Idaho (March 13, 2019)— Visit Idaho has launched its prime-season integrated marketing campaign aimed at attracting summer travelers seeking outdoor adventure and unique experiences to Idaho. This multifaceted campaign reaches travelers

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Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for 2019 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact:  Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for the 2019 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (December 3, 2018) — Idaho Commerce is accepting applications for the Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program for the 2019 grant cycle. Applications must be submitted via

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov              Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $5.5 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho—July 27, 2018—During its meeting held in Wallace this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $5,590,819 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the Idaho Regional

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State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award Lifetime Achievement Award winner will be selected by the Governor.  BOISE, Idaho – July 11, 2018 – Nominations are open for outstanding lifetime achievement in the fields of Idaho recreation and tourism. Governor C.L. “Butch”

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